District Energy

Heat Waste for Power Generation: Alternatives to Generate Clean and High-Efficient Energy

The world wastes a lot of heat every day. Take for instance the amount lost in traffic. As you press the gas pedal of your car, the tailpipe emits waste gases at a temperature of between 300 and 500̊C. Scenarios like this one make experts think about heat generation from waste heat. Globally, the he[..]
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District Energy

Large Heat Pumps in District Heating Systems

Would you believe that District Heating is a century-old system? Now that the technology is well established, the world needs to optimize it for cost-effective use. One means of taking advantage of this solution is to exploit sustainable energy resources optimally. Customers are also looking for val[..]
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District Energy

How Does District Energy Work and Why is It the Best Way to Provide Energy in the Cities?

District Energy networks are solidly establishing in many cities across the globe. Those that already had the networks, for instance in Eastern Europe, demand the leading District Energy companies to continue modernizing the networks. You will be surprised that this technology is not new, but the in[..]
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District Energy

Heat pumps: an energy-efficient alternative for the future of heating

Heat pump fundamentals A heat pump is a machine used for producing heating energy. It needs an electrical input and another system to extract heat from. It is a versatile solution for heating because most often those sources are available. The heat pump cycle principle consists of transferring heat [..]
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District Energy

Benefits of District Energy Compared with Cooling and Heating Traditional Solutions

The 21st Conference of Parties marked an important stage for the global energy agenda. It is popular for the Paris Agreement, which focuses on 1.5̊ C average global warming. According to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we will need to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 to r[..]
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Future Engineering Projects in the Middle East 2018-2030

The Middle East is termed as a place of ‘big dreams’ for a good reason. Here we find some of the world’s most magnificent towers and malls. Infrastructural development is fast paced, demanding modern engineering solutions that blend local knowledge and global expertise. If the events of the last 12 [..]
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District Energy, District Cooling

Screw compressor working principle and use in District Cooling

The chiller plant is one of the major systems of a district cooling plant. Others are the distribution network and the consumer system. The  compressor, which is the focus of this post, is a critical component of a chiller plant. ARANER is an experienced provider of District Cooling solutions. We ca[..]
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District Energy, District Cooling

NPLV rating system application for chilled water plants

According some studies made in Middle East, chillers use over 40 % of all the energy in industrial and commercial space cooling. Therefore, it is understandable that designers are concerned about chiller efficiency. Several factors — poor maintenance, poor operation, improper sizing, etc affect this[..]
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District Energy, Thermal Energy Storage

Thermal Energy Storage Tank in District Energy Systems

Thermal Energy Storage is a technology commonly used in District Energy Systems due to its multiple benefits. The main benefit is the reduction of the District Energy Plant, as the capacity of the plant will be selected as per the average demand, not as per the peak demand. Another advantage is the [..]
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